Welcome Message from General Co-Chairs

The 51st International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering (CIE51) will be co-hosted by the Decision Support & Analytics Research Group (DSARG) from the School of Systems & Computing (Syscom) at UNSW Canberra (Australia) and the Center for Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Resilience (CSOSRC) at the University of Adelaide (Australia), between 9th and 11th December 2024. The venue for this conference will be the Colombo Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

CIE51 aims to gather researchers to disseminate and discuss state-of-the-art advancements in the areas of Industrial Engineering, supply chain management, operations management, Computer science, Manufacturing, Management, and other related areas. The conference will witness the participation of distinguished speakers worldwide in the different disciplines of Industrial Engineering, with keynote speeches from distinguished scientists on advanced topics.

This is the latest in the series sponsored by Computers & Industrial Engineering: An International Journal, published by Elsevier. Its Impact Factor was 7.9 in 2023, and its Cite Score was 11.9 for the same year, placing it at the 96th percentile among general engineering journals (Q1 per the Web of Science and ABDC ranking ‘A’).

Come and join us for an experience that will prepare you to learn about new research and breakthroughs in Industrial Engineering, gain valuable insights into new start-ups and leading AI and IE establishments, grow your network, and get inspired by the brightest minds working in this multi-faceted field.

Should you have any queries related to this conference, please drop an email to CIE51@unsw.edu.au

We look forward to meeting you at the CIE51 in Sydney.

Dr Ripon K. Chakrabortty
Dr Hasan H Turan
Prof Kannan Govindan
Prof Yasser Dessouky
General Co-Chairs, CIE51 2024

Important Dates

Special Session Submission Deadline: 15th of May 2024

Abstract Submission Deadline: 30th May 2024

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 30th June 2024

Acceptance Notification: 15th August 2024

Early Bird Registration Deadline: 30th August 2024

Final Paper Submission Deadline: 30th September 2024

Conference Date: 9th - 11th December 2024


The conference theme will be “Towards Smart, Sustainable, and Resilient Systems”

The CIE51 program will include guest speakers, peer-reviewed technical program, demos, short papers, posters, invited sessions on the same or related topics, industrial presentations, editorial board, industry panels, and exhibitions around but not limited to the following topics:

Smart Manufacturing Systems

Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing

Industrial Internet of Things

Cyber-Physical Systems

Humanitarian and Emergency Logistics

Simulation Optimization & Applications

Manufacturing Innovation

Resilient Smart Factories

Reliability Engineering and Predictive Maintenance

Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics

E-Business and E-Commerce

Sustainable and Smart Transportation Systems

Quality Control and Management

Decision Support Systems

Production Planning and Operations Scheduling

Technology and Knowledge Management

Digital Transformation

Big Data Analytics & Applications

Resilience Supply Chains and Logistics Model

Operations Research and Optimization

Facilities Planning and Design

Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

Design for X

Data Mining and Business Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning applications

Product Process, Service, and Software Design Management

Reverse Engineering

Smart Cities Management Models

Healthcare Management Systems

Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Project Management and Control

Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

Circular Economics

Optimization of renewable energy resources

Proceedings and Special Issue

Conference proceedings carrying the ISSN identifier of CIE50 for the CD-ROM version and 2164-8689 for the online version. Both are also indexed in Scopus and El Compendex. The proceedings will be published by Curran & Associates and posted on the website https://www.computers-and-ie.org/.

Extended versions of selected articles will be published in a special issue of ELSEVIER Computers and Industrial Engineering Journal (ISSN 0360-8352). Some other special issues will be organized and announced on the conference webpage later. A few under discussion are- IEEE Engineering Management Review Journal, Annals of Operations ResearchInternational Journal of Production Research, and Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review.

Paper Options

CIE51 offers two options for paper submissions and publications at the same registration rate:

i. Full papers are reviewed for presentation at the conference as well as for publication in the conference proceedings.

ii. Abstracts(only) will be reviewed for presentation at the conference without publishing in the conference proceedings.

All papers submitted to this conference will be peer-reviewed.

Call for special sessions

The goal of special sessions is to provide focused discussions on new topics or innovative applications.

Each prospective session organizer must submit a proposal, including the title of the session, a short description, and the organizer's name. Please get in touch with us as soon as possible for assistance in the organization of your special session.

Competitions and Awards

  1. Best conference paper award certificate
  2. Best student paper award
  3. Best poster award
  4. Best undergraduate senior project award

Submissions and Paper Template

Prospective authors are invited to submit original technical papers to CIE51 that are not under review for any other conference or journal at the same time.

All submissions should be written in English with a maximum length of 10 pages. Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process and all submissions must be done through EasyChair.

Important: Please make sure that the paper title and the list of authors included in the submitted PDF file are the same as those included in the EasyChair paper registration page.

To submit your paper, please click here.
To download the Word template, please click here.
To download the Latex template, please click here.

Special Session


Organising Committee

Conference Co-Chairs

Dr Ripon K. Chakrabortty, Leader & Founder of the Decision Support & Analytics Research Group (DSARG), School of System & Computing, UNSW Canberra, Australia.

Dr Hasan H Turan, Research Lead at the Capability Systems Centre, School of System & Computing, UNSW Canberra, Australia.

Prof Kannan Govindan, Director of CSOSRC at the University of Adelaide, Australia, and Chair Professor at the University of Southern Denmark, Denmark.

Prof Yasser Dessouky, San Jose State University, United States of America.

Local Organising Committee Members

1. Professor Ruhul A Sarker, UNSW Canberra, Australia.

2. Professor Sami Kara, UNSW Sydney, Australia.

3. Associate Professor Sanjoy Paul, University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

4. Professor Kathryn Kasmarik, UNSW Canberra, Australia. 

5. Prof Honglei Xu, Curtin University, Australia.

6. Professor Babak Abbasi, RMIT University, Australia.

7. Dr Simon Dunstall, Data61, CSIRO, Australia.

8. Dr Darson Li, UNSW Sydney, Australia.

9. Dr Ismail Ali, UNSW Canberra, Australia.

10. Dr Sanath Kahagalege, UNSW Canberra, Australia.

11. Dr Huadong Mo, UNSW Canberra, Australia.

12. Professor William Ho, University of Melbourne, Australia.

13. Associate Professor Omar K Hussain, UNSW Canberra, Australia

14. Professor Daniel Prajogo, Monash University, Australia.

15. Associate Professor Ferry JIE, Edith Cowan University, Australia.

16. Dr Priyabrata Chowdhury, RMIT University, Australia.

17. Associate Professor Daniel Prior, UNSW Canberra, Australia.

18. Dr Pankaj Sharma, UNSW Canberra, Australia.

19. Dr Peter Shi, Macquarie University, Australia.

20. Dr Firouzeh Taghikhah, University of Sydney, Australia.

21. Dr Yu Zhang, UNSW Canberra, Australia.

22. Associate Professor Nagesh Shukla, Griffith University, Australia.

23. Dr Elnaz Irannezhad, UNSW Sydney, Australia.

24. Associate Professor Hadi Ghaderi, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.

25. Associate Professor Sobhan (Sean) Arisian, La Trobe University, Australia.

26. Associate Professor Indra Gunawan, University of Adelaide, Australia.

27. Associate Professor Xiao-Hua Jin, Western Sydney University, Australia.

28. Professor Lusheng Shao, University of Melbourne, Australia.

29. Dr Anthony Sexton, UNSW Canberra, Australia.

30. Dr Alireza Abbasi, UNSW Canberra, Australia.

31. Dr Morteza Saberi, University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

International Advisory Board

1. Professor Dursun Delen, Oklahoma State University, USA.

2. Professor Min XIE, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

3. Professor Alexandre DOLGUI, IMT Atlantique Bretagne-Pays de Loire Department of Automation CIM, France.

4. Associate Professor Adriana Gabor, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

5. Dr Humyun Fuad Rahman, Newcastle University, UK.

6. Dr Alexandros Tzanetos, Jönköping University, Sweden.

7. Dr Mesbahuddin Chowdhury, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

8. Associate Professor Mohd Adil, NIT Hamirpur, India.

9. Dr Yuqian Lu, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

10. Professor George Huang, Hong Kong Polytechnique University, Hong Kong.

11. Associate Professor Carman Lee, Hong Kong Polytechnique University, Hong Kong.

12. Professor Prasanta Dey, Aston University, UK.

13. Dr Majid Azadi, Aston University, UK.

14. Professor Ali Emrouznejad, University of Surrey, UK.

15. Professor Lenny Koh, Sheffield University, UK.

16. Professor Sri Talluri, Michigan State University, USA.

17. Professor Tyson Browning, Texas Christian University, USA.

18. Dr Seyed Jalaleddin Mousavirad, Mid Sweden University, Sweden. 

Steering Committee

1.  Mr Farhad Habibi

2.  Mr Amir Hossein Ordibazar

3.  Mr Md Mahmudul Hasan

4.  Mr Abu Hashan Md Mashud

5.  Mrs Tanzila Azad

6.  Mrs Bodrunnessa Badhon

7.  Mrs Sonia Farhana Nimmy

8.  Mr Sayem Ahmed

9.  Mr Md Kamruzzaman

10.  Ms Yifan Xin



Keynote Speakers


Venue and Visa


The 51st International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE51) will be held at the Columbo Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney, Australia.

For directions to the UNSW Sydney campus, click here.

Visa Information

All visitors to Australia require a valid passport and visa upon entry, with delegates attending a business event or conference required to apply for a business visitor visa. for a comprehensive outline of visa options and how to apply please visit www.immi.gov.au. Please apply for visas 6-8 weeks before the intended date of travel.​






UNSW Sydney

UNSW Canberra

Decision Support & Analytics Research Group  

The University of Adelaide

San Jose State University (USA)